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Posted by:dragorn
Subject:Card keeps returning to managed mode.
Date:04:12:44 14/07/2007

> I don't know what's up, my ipw2200-based card keeps reverting to managed mode while kismet is running.
> While kismet is still running, I can type
> sudo iwconfig eth1 mode monitor
> And that returns it to monitor mode, and kismet continues collecting packets, but after about 2 or three minutes, it falls back into managed mode?
> Anyone have any idea how to stop this?

Turn off your network manager or wpa_supplicant. Some program you have is changing the mode of the card in the background outside of Kismet's control.


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